Celebrity cars do well at British auction

Celebrity cars do well at British auction

Bentley Boy’s tourer, Clapton’s Ferrari among them

Cars with celebrity, royal and racing histories sold well this week at H&H Classics Auction at the Imperial War Museum in Duxford, England. Overall, the auction produced £3.5 million (nearly $4.6 milion) in sales.

The 1929 Bentley 4/12-liter “Le Mans” style tourer originally owned by one of the famed Bentley Boys, Woolf Barnato, sold for £874,000 (more than $1.14 million).

2004 Ferrari was owned by Eric Clapton

A 2004 Ferrari 612 Scaglietti F1, with only 29,700 miles on its odometer, brought £76,000 (nearly $99,500). The car was loaded with special options ordered by its original owner, rock star Eric Clapton.

The quad-headlamp 1966 Jaguar E-type, one of only three so equipped and originally owned by the 6th Earl Cawdow, sold for £58,650 (nearly $77,000).

A 1994 Bentley Turbo RL formerly owned by Prince Charles went for £15,640 (nearly $20,500), the auction house reported.

Related Posts

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked with *

Cancel reply